S4M-04909: Scouts’ Funding to Encourage Duke of Edinburgh Award Participation

That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish Council of the Scout Association, based in Fordell Firs in Fife, on securing an award of £9,826 from the Big Lottery Fund; wishes the association well in its endeavours to use the funding to increase participation in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition Programme, and understands that it will create an equipment store at Lochgoilhead Outdoor Activity Centre and purchase tents, GPS trackers, navigation compasses, boots, outer jackets and outer trousers.

Supported by: David Torrance, Richard Lyle, Bill Kidd, Mike MacKenzie, Colin Beattie, Kevin Stewart, Nigel Don

Date Lodged: 20/11/2012